Posted May 17, 2015
We stayed in a Loft at the Charlotte Street Hotel for a week in early May, 2015. We could have stayed a little bit closer to the sights in central London, but I preferred this location--the sights were very easy to get to via short bus & Underground rides (after a <10 minute walk), but the neighborhood itself (Fitzrovia) and surrounding walkable areas (Soho, Marylebone, etc.) meant we could fill our "down time" walking around the neighborhood.
The Loft was very comfortable. We stayed in 109 (on the "first floor," but for Americans it's the second floor), which overlooks the smaller street (Rathbone) instead of the much busier Charlotte Street in the front. I'm fairly sensitive to noise and had asked for a quieter room, and this turned out to be a good room for it. When we first arrived I saw a crowd gathered at the Newman Arms pub across the street and was worried it meant loud crowds into the early morning, but the double windows really kept out the noise. It turned out the pub seemed to die down fairly early most nights anyway.
Some noise from other rooms filter in (you can hear the people above walking around), but far less than most hotels I have been in.
We somehow ended up with complimentary breakfast in the onsite restaurant (with a full, made-to-order menu), and it was pretty good. They even prepared a take-away breakfast for us to enjoy in a park one morning.